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2020 Summer Intern - DOJ Executive Office for Immigration Review/Miami Immigration Court in Miami, FL

Friday, December 13, 2019 12:40 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)


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U.S. Department of Justice

 Executive Office for Immigration Review

 Miami Immigration Court

 333 South Miami Avenue, Suite 700

 Miami, FL 33130-1901

 

SUMMER VOLUNTEER LEGAL INTERNSHIP POSITIONS


Position Location:     Miami Immigration Court, Miami, Florida.

Position Dates:

 

Summer 2020.

Description:

 

The Miami Immigration Court is part of the United States Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review. This prestigious position offers an excellent opportunity to develop research, writing, and analytical skills. Students will work under the direct supervision of Judicial Law Clerks and Attorney Advisors, and perform research and writing assignments for Immigration Judges. The internship is an unpaid, volunteer position with a time commitment of 40 hours per week for at least ten weeks. Students may be eligible for academic credit or educational grants, and are encouraged to contact the appropriate person at their law schools to determine eligibility.


Qualifications:

 

Applicants must be United States citizens and enrolled in law school at the time of the internship. Interns cannot concurrently participate in immigration or criminal clinics, or work for immigration law firms or other immigration organizations. Strong research and writing skills are necessary. Prior knowledge of immigration law is preferred, but not required. Selected applicants will be required to submit to a security background check, which takes 9 to 12 weeks to complete.


Duties:

 

Drafting decisions and bench memoranda, conducting research on immigration statutes, case law, regulations, and relevant criminal law, and attending intern program activities.


Application:

 

Please email as one PDF file a cover letter, résumé, list of three references, writing sample (no longer than 10 pages double-spaced), and unofficial transcripts to Pedro P. Diaz at pedro.diaz@usdoj.gov. Please also CC Joshua H. Wildes at joshua.h.wildes@usdoj.gov

Inquiries may be directed to Pedro P. Diaz or Joshua H. Wildes at the emails listed above.


Deadline:         

 

The deadline to apply is Monday, February 24, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. 

Interviews:

Interviews will be conducted by telephone. 

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